Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.

Screen Ireland’s mission is to support and promote Irish film, television and animation through fostering Irish artistic vision and our diverse creative and production talent, growing audiences, and attracting filmmakers and investment into the country.

Screen Ireland is committed to providing leadership, direction and advocacy for the Irish screen industries, as well as supporting writers, directors and production companies through investing in Irish filmmaking talent.

The agency delivers on its mission through generating inward investment by promoting Ireland as a film location as well as promoting Irish films to major international markets. Screen Ireland is also committed to supporting the distribution of feature films, bringing Irish film to wider audiences and engaging with European counterparts on mutually beneficial policy initiatives.

Major Irish and international titles to have received support from Screen Ireland in recent years include Academy Award®-nominated films such as Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, John Crowley’s Brooklyn, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, and the Academy Award®-winning Room, helmed by Lenny Abrahamson. Other notable titles include John Carney’s Sing Street, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deerand Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship alongside critically acclaimed domestic titles such as Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, Aoife McArdle’s Kissing Candice and Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders.

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Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland gets €2 million budget increase for 2019 - Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland will have its budget increased to more than €20m in 2019, an increase of more than €2m, or 11% since 2018
Captain Morten and the Spider Queen #IrishAbroad: Two Irish animations win at the 23rd International Film Festival Schlingel - Two Irish animations, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen and The Breadwinner, won awards at the 23rd International Film Festival Schlingel in Germany.
63rd Cork Film Festival #Fesival: Carmel Winters’ Float Like A Butterfly to open 63rd Cork Film Festival on November 9th - The 63rd Cork Film Festival will open with the European premiere of Carmel Winters' award-winning new drama Gloat Like A Butterfly on November 9th.
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces successful participants for New Writing Scheme - Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland has announced the successful participants for its first New Writing Scheme.
Pilgrimage #Event: Film Mayo present a free screening of Brendan Muldowney’s Pilgrimage - Film Mayo present a free screening of Pilgrimage, followed by Q&A with Director Brendan Muldowney on Wednesday October 10th at 7pm, Ballina Arts Centre.
Black '47 #IrishFilm: Black ’47 crosses the million euro mark at the Irish Box Office - Lance Daly's epic thriller set against the Great Hunger, Black '47, hit a major landmark last night, passing the €1 million mark at the Irish Box Office. 
Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces six projects for inaugural POV funding scheme - Screen Ireland / Fís Éireann has announced the six projects that form the inaugural edition of its female-focused POV scheme.
Carmel Winter’s Float Like a Butterfly wins FIPRESCI Prize Discovery at Toronto #IrishAbroad: Carmel Winter’s Float Like a Butterfly wins FIPRESCI Prize Discovery at Toronto - Carmel Winter's second feature film Float Like a Butterfly has won the FIPRESCI Prize Discovery at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Black '47 #IrishFilm: Black ’47 opens as highest-grossing Irish film of 2018 - Lance Daly's famine revenge western Black '47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Brooklyn in 2015.
Screen Ireland Appointments Eimear Markey and Grace Cannon #Industry: Screen Ireland announces two new appointments - Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland has announced two key appointments to the agency’s Production, Development and Distribution Unit and the Business Affairs Unit.

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Founder and Managing Editor of Scannain. If found please return to a cinema. Always willing to lend a hand to an Irish film, actor or director in need.

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